Monday, May 6, 2013
The Overlea-Fullerton Business Professional Association is collecting fresh food for the Eastern Family Emergency Shelter on May 18.
The latest event in an ongoing partnership will take place in two weeks when the Overlea-Fullerton Business Professional Assocation hosts a Community Health Fair at the Eastern Resource Center. The professional group has been, for the last year, collecting food and items to help out the Eastern Family Emergency Shelter at 9100 Franklin Square Drive in Rosedale. On May 18, during the community health fair, which runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the group will present the shelter with a donation of fresh food; fruits and vegetables collected throughout the day and people who attend are asked to bring fresh food as the price of admission. The event will include health and fitness demonstrations, games and music, according to a flier posted to the …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The Overlea Fullerton Business Professional Association is collecting for an area women's and children's shelter.
As part of an ongoing partnership, a group of area professionals is collecting items for the less fortunate on Baltimore County's Eastside. The Overlea Fullerton Business Professional Association will host "Fill-A-Tote" month for the Eastside Family Emergency Shelter in Rossville throughout January. "The shelter serves between 125 and 140 women on a regular basis and relies heavily on donations from the community," wrote group president Donna Bethke in an email. The group has been collecting items for the shelter since February 2012. This month, needs include: Bethke also wrote that the shelter is in need of gift cards or cash to purchase milk and any type of juice. "Items may be brought to any event/meeting or dropped off at the shelter …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
An area professional group is collecting items for the Eastside Family Emergency Shelter.
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
A group of business professionals is looking to help those in need by collecting items for the Eastside Family Emergency Center. The Overlea-Fullerton Business Professional Association, which began collecting for the shelter back in February, will supporting "Milk & Juice Month" at the shelter, according to an email from the group. The professional association is currently focused on donations of either gift cards or cash to purchase milk and any type of juice, including individual juice boxes and canned/bottled juice, according to an email from group president Donna Bethke. Other immediate needs include: A full list needs can be found on the shelter wish list. Collections are being taken at the following businesses throughout Overlea, …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Police presented community donations to local shelters for women and families last week.
Stuffed animals, diapers and canned goods don't necessarily prevent or solve domestic abuse, poverty and tragedy—but they can take the edge off when women and families flee to shelters for support. Following months of collection, the White Marsh police precinct donated several boxes of items to the Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County and Eastern Family Resource Center last week. "When people leave their homes for domestic violence, they leave everything," said Rebecca Foster, FCC shelter director. "If they're worried about where to get their next diaper, they're more likely to go back to that dangerous situation." "We would just like to thank the White Marsh police for assisting us," Foster said. But Pfc. Misty Huber, the precinct's …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Members of the Overlea-Fullerton Business Professional Association are looking for donations of cleaning supplies and other essentials.
The Eastside Family Emergency Shelter on Franklin Square Drive is in need of cleaning supplies this month, and the Overlea-Fullerton Business Professional Association is looking to help. In a newsletter emailed Tuesday morning, association president Donna Bethke asked that members drop off donations at Fullerton Self Storage (7989 Rossville Blvd.), Eastern Savings Bank (7927 Belair Rd.), White Springs Townhomes (7935 Belridge Road) or at the CCBC Essex Eastside Occupational Training Center (439 Eastern Ave). A list of items the shelter needs came attached to the newsletter and includes: In addition, the email said, the shelter can always use gift cards to Sam's Club, perishable food items (milk, juice, eggs, etc.) and paper products (…